Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Art Briefs

Pottery classes

2011 is designated Ireland’s year of crafts. Pottery classes resume in Knockcroghery in March. Group of individual tuition available, flexible times, morning, afternoon or evening classes. Spaces are limited so early booking is advised. Phone (087) 9236015 for details.

Athleague session

A music session will take place in the Bridge House, Athleague, this Friday night 25th February, and every last Friday night of each month, starting at 10 pm. Musicians, singers, story tellers etc., all welcome on the night. All are welcome to come along and enjoy a night of music song and craic.

St. John’s AGM

St. John’s Parish Heritage Group will hold their 2011 AGM on Wednesday, 2 March at 8 pm in St. John’s Community Centre, Lecarrow. The meeting will be followed by a lecture by Diane R. Dunnigan of NUIM entitled ‘Returning Home: Irish Return Migration to Roscommon and Connacht, 1890-1920'. There is no charge for attending the presentation. For more information contact Diane Dunnigan at (086) 0823911.

Glenamaddy Players

Glenamaddy Players will be performing ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’, by Brian Friel at the Town Hall Theatre Glenamaddy on Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th February and Wednesday 2nd March at 8pm.  For booking please phone (086) 2045896. This play is a true Irish classic not to be missed, having served worldwide acclaim by one of Ireland’s finest playwrights. Please support the group before they set out on the Festival Circuit throughout March.

Events at Strokestown Library

Kick-start your child’s imagination for 2011 with a visit to Strokestown Library!

Newly appointed branch librarian Eithne McCaffrey will be delighted to welcome you. The opening hours at Strokestown Library are Tuesday 2 pm to 5 pm; Wednesday 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm; Thursday 10 am to 1 pm; 2 pm to 4 pm; Friday 11 am to 2 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm; Saturday 11 am to 2 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm. Membership for children and students is free. For further information contact Eithne at (071) 96 34027 or email